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Greenkote Coatings Add Corrosion Protection to Rail Fasteners
September 2020 Railway Age and Railway Track & Structures
Greenkote anti-corrosion coatings have many beneficial applications in the rail industry, especially for fasteners and fittings that are exposed to harsh environments. Greenkote coatings are featured in the September 2020 Product & Innovations Showcases of two major rail publications.
Greenkote Metal Coatings Are Making New Cars More Colorful
Greenkote is receiving increased business from auto manufacturers – specifically for applying brightly-colored powder coatings to brake caliper assemblies. The reason: Greenkote has developed a unique process that eliminates the gas-release problems in powder-coating brake calipers, which allows the company to produce the quality of smooth Class A finishes that major OEMs want.
New Greenkote Anti-corrosion Coating Facility Now Serving Italy
June 2019 Coatings World
Greenkote just introduced their newest licensee, Elettroplast S.r.l., who will be providing Greenkote® coating services and equipment for all of Italy. Elettroplast is based in Brescia, in Lombardy region of northern Italy.
Greenkote Coatings Used in World's Second Largest Natural Gas Processing Facility
January 2019 ThomasNet News
Greenkote's Chinese licensee has won a major contract to supply 1200 tons of corrosion-resistance coated hex-bolts for construction of the new Amur Gas Processing Plant (AGPP) in the Amur region of Siberia. When completed, AGPP will be the second largest facility of its type in the world, designed to process 42 billion cubic meters of gas per year.
Jim Lawrence Adds Greenkote Anti-corrosion Coatings
December 2017 Polymers Paint Color Journal
Greenkote has announced the sale of a new Greenkote® coating system to Jim Lawrence Traditional Ironworks, long-respected British creator of hand-crafted home lighting, hardware and furnishings. The Greenkote system is installed at Jim Lawrence facilities in Hadleigh, Suffolk, UK.
Greenkote is Exhibiting at FASTENER FAIR MEXICO, Mexico City, June 20-21, 2017
Come see us at the FASTENER FAIR MEXICO 2017 show, the region's major international exhibition for the fastener and fixing industry. It's June 20-21 at the World Trade Center in Mexico City, Mexico. Greenkote will be in Booth #305.
Greenkote Announces Trials with Scott Bader on Advanced Automotive Coatings
April 2017 PCI Magazine
Greenkote is working with a leading vehicle OEM and Scott Bader to test the bonding of Greenkote-treated corrosion enhanced fasteners to prepreg laminate substrates used for automotive body paneling.
Greenkote is Exhibiting at CORROSION 2017 in New Orleans, March 26-30, 2017
Come see us at the NACE Corrosion 2017 show, the world’s largest corrosion conference and exposition. It's March 26-30, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. We'll be in Hall B2, Booth #831.
Greenkote is Exhibiting at FASTENER FAIR, Stuttgart, Germany, March 28-30, 2017
Come see us at the Fastener Fair at the Messe Stuttgart, Germany — March 28-30, 2017. We will be in Hall 5, Stand 3225. If you would like a free ticket to attend the show, just request one from Guus Vermeulen at Guus.Vermeulen@greenkote.com.
Methods and Developments in Zinc-Based Anticorrosion Coatings
January 2017 — Materials Performance magazine, pgs 34-37
With superior corrosion protection, wear resistance, surface adhesion, eco-friendliness and absence of hydrogen embrittlement, Greenkote represents a new generation of preferred metal protection coatings.
Greenkote Adds Major Anti-Corrosion Coating Capacity in Ohio
Greenkote has more than doubled the anti-corrosion coating capacity at its headquarters production facility in Brook Park, Ohio. The expansion has come in response to significantly increasing demand from the industry.
Greenkote Exhibiting at AmCon Show in Detroit (Novi), Nov. 1-2, 2016
Come visit us at the AmCon Novi Design & Contract Manufacturing Show, November 1-2, 2016, in Detroit (Novi), MI. We'll be in Hall C, Booth #103.
Greenkote Expands Anti-Corrosion Coatings Coverage in Far East
September 2016 — Coatings World
Greenkote just announced the opening of a new facility in Shanghai, PRC. The new Greenkote licensee, Shanghai Premier Tension Control Bolts Co., Ltd., will provide Greenkote® coatings to the Far East region.
Greenkote Coating Now Protecting Another Nuclear Facility in Coastal UK
June 2016 — PR Log
Greenkote-treated tension control bolts have been used to reliably encase the damaged Chernobyl nuclear facility, and now Greenkote is protecting another nuclear plant in a harsh UK coastal environment.
Greenkote Treated Bolts Helping to Repair London's Famous Leadenhall Building
May 2016 — Surface World Magazine
Large Greenkote coated bolts are now being used to replace bolts that have been failing on London’s famous Leadenhall Building, or as it is more popularly known, the “Cheesegrater.”
Greenkote Exhibiting at Automechanika Birmingham, June 7-9, 2016
Come see us at Automechanika Birmingham, the automotive aftermarket and supply chain show, at the NEC, June 7-9, 2016. We will be coexhibiting with Greenkote licensee Anochrome in Booth 9C34.
Greenkote Exhibiting at O&S Surface Treatment Show, Stuttgart May 31–June 2, 2016
Come see us at the O&S Show in Stuttgart, Germany — May 31 to June 2, 2016. We will be in Hall 7, Booth F40, presenting our Greenkote high-performance anti-corrosion metal coatings. If you would like a free ticket to attend the show, just request one from Guus Vermeulen at Guus.Vermeulen@greenkote.com.
Greenkote Initiates Information Campaign in Materials Performance Magazine
May 2016 — Materials Performance Magazine
New users who test Greenkote for metal corrosion protection tell us it's better than anything they've used before — but we're finding that not enough people know about Greenkote. We're setting out to correct that problem with a new series of informational ads in the industry journal Materials Performance...
Greenkote Coatings Meet the Most Stringent Environmental Protection Regulations
Environmental protection is fast becoming a higher priority across many industries around the world, with new rules regularly being rolled out and impacting metal coating options. Fortunately, Greenkote provides superior corrosion fighting performance without harming the environment...
Greenkote TCB Bolts Helping to Contain Chernobyl Radiation
November 2015 — Coatings Pro Magazine
A 1986 explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant allowed radiation to spread over large parts of the continent, causing extensive pollution and ecological damage. Initial containment efforts failed, so a new program is constructing a much more effective long-term solution employing Greenkote-coated TCB bolts...
Greenkote Exhibiting at the FABTECH 2015 Show in Chicago
Come see us at FABTECH 2015 in Chicago's McCormick Place — Nov. 9-12, 2015. We will be in Booth S5689, presenting our world-class blank powder coating services as well as our popular Greenkote high-performance anti-corrosion metal coatings.
Greenkote Exhibiting at the Hanover Fair 2015
Come see us at the Hanover Fair — April 13-17, 2015. We will be in Hall 3, Booth B08, co-exhibiting with IAP-Europe/AB Anlagenbau
Greenkote Receives Major Bosch Supplier Award
Greenkote's Mexico division, Greenkote IPC, has received the Bosch North America Supplier Award 2014, presented to suppliers who have performed well in manufacturing and supplying products or services over the past two years.
Greenkote is Awarded ISO 9001:2008 Certification
Greenkote PLC has been awarded ISO 9001:2008 certification, part of the ISO 9000 family of standards for quality assurance systems for manufacturing and service industries.
Anochrome to Provide Greenkote Anti-corrosion Coatings in UK
Greenkote PLC has announced a new licensing agreement with Anochrome Technologies Ltd. through which Anochrome will provide Greenkote’s advanced anti-corrosion coatings to customers in the UK.
Greenkote Announces New Coating Preparation Patent
“Methods of preparing thin polymetal diffusion coatings,” U.S. Patent #8,398,788 B2
Greenkote, Kalcor Partnership Aids Rubber-to-Metal Bonders
June 2011 — Rubber & Plastics News
Two firms partner to offer complementary technologies to give bonding adhesion and corrosion protection using environmentally friendly products compatible with polymer-based adhesives.
Bolts and Pins Brave Tough Environments
June 2011 — Eureka Magazine
Developments in fasteners for wind turbines, construction equipment and other demanding outdoor applications.
Greenkote Bolts in Hong Kong Government Building
March 2011 — New Civil Engineer Magazine
Hong Kong is getting a new Legislative Council building and government offices complex, which includes high-performance bolts for massive steel beams.
Powder Coating Small Parts
March 2010 — Powder Coating Magazine
Powder coating process for small parts in bulk production. Article describes a new powder coating process applicable to many types of fasteners and small parts.
Low-Cost "Green" Coatings Modify Metal Surfaces
February 2010 — NASA Tech Briefs
Greenkote coating technology is a coating method for steel and other metals that can replace a range of existing coating methods. The coating is environmentally friendly and applicable to a range of base materials.
Anti-Corrosion Coating Goes on Dry, Out-Performs Others, Reduces Costs 25%
February 2010 — Yet2.com Marketplace
GreenKote is a sacrificial zinc-based anti-corrosion coating and wear treatment for ferrous metal parts that goes on dry and fuses into the metal surface under heat, performing a thermo-chemical surface modification to the metal.
Greenkote Coating Process Chosen by Daimler
January 2010 — Coatings World
Greenkote will provide corrosion protection for selected Daimler automotive parts beginning the first half of 2010.
Greenkote Thermal Dffusion Coatings Protect Automotive Lock Parts
December 2009 — Automotive Engineering
Put in place as a means to make vehicle dismantling and recycling more environmentally friendly, the ELV and other regulatory EU directives force automakers to search for ways to maintain the highest level of quality for metal finished parts while meeting the growing demands for environmentally safe materials.
Innovation Spotlight: Eco-Friendly Corrosion Protection
January 2008 — Paint & Coatings Industry Magazine
The industrial finishing market today wants it all: corrosion protection and performance under increasingly demanding conditions, a preference for cost-effective application, and more and more often, an eye toward environmentally safe application with a minimum of waste.
Greenkote Announces New Patent for Corrosion Resistant Coatings
"Corrosion resistant poly-metal diffusion coatings and a method of applying same" U.S. Patent # 7,241,350
Greenkote: Corrosion-Resistant Poly-Metal Diffusion Coatings
March 2006 — Paint & Coatings Industry Magazine
The corrosion protection requirements imposed on painted parts and components by industry have become increasingly more rigorous than they were even 10 years ago. A solution that addresses these stricter demands is to combine base metal sacrificial metallic coating with paints. With a sacrificial coating, the base coating supports the paint layer in damaged or weak areas, thereby providing a more comprehensive and longer-lasting corrosion protection system.
Battling Corrosion: A Balancing Act
February 2006 — Coatings World Magazine
Battling corrosion is a never-ending quest in which coatings providers need to supply their customers with solutions that balance performance with health, safety and environmental issues.